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director david petraeus will testify about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> president obama continues to come to the defense of one of the key players under scrutiny during a news conference at the white house. melanie alnwick is live with the latest on this > reporter: the controversies over this matter just keep piling on. the most recent regarding the resignation of ex-cia director general david petraeus and as you said, we did learn he will testify friday morning in a closed door hearing before the house intelligence committee. petraeus we know had visit libya on his own, conducted his own investigation into what happened there. his testimony will be before the house intelligence committee about those matters, about what he discovered but not about his affair. today, members of congress will press high-ranking intelligence officials about what really happened in benghazi. president obama addressed a multiflying controversies in his first post-election press conference first saying he saw no evidence that national security was harmed in the petraeus affair. then he came t
chair kwame brown wille u.s. district court judge to learn his fate today. >> he resigned and pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges in june. melanie alnwick is live in northwest d.c. with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. you know, kwame brown actually has two sentencing hearings hearings today. the first in federal court on those bank fraud charged and then the second later this afternoon in d.c. superior court on campaign finance violation charges. now, as you mentioned, brown pleaded guilty in june. after a year-long investigation, the federal charges relate to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loan was for a 39- foot boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance. it found that brown's 2008 election campaign failed to report more than $400,000 in contributions an expenditures and that $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company controlled by brown's brother. kwa
>>> president obama is back at the white house facing an issue that many fear will send the u.s. back into i recession if it is not addressed soon. >> officials in one part of virginia are already planning for next election day, trying to avoid a repeat of long lines at the polls. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> good morning on this thursday, november 8th, friday eve, everyone. taking a live look over washington, d.c. this morning waking up to some chilly temperatures once again. we'll see how it is going to shape up today for you. good morning. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. not too bad here but when you look at these pictures, you're like wow, thousands of people in new york and new jersey are without power again after a strong nor'easter hit the area. storm packed powerful winds and heavy wet snow bringing down trees and power lines that hadn't been knocked down by the superstorm. there have been no mandatory evacuations although new york city mayor michael bloomberg urged residents of low-lying neighborhoods to leav
was leading the investigation into the u.s. consulate and cia base attack in benghazi in september. it is unclear when he will still testify in the hearings but some think it is necessary that he does so. e does so. >> we have a national security failure along in the making. i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi before during and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> the fbi was investigating harassing e-mails that bjill kelley. the relationship began in 2010 after she wrote a dissertation about the four-star general. >>> a busy week for president obama as he works to avoid the fiscal cliff. friday, the president is set to hold talks with bipartisan leads are of congress. lawmaker have until january to reach a compromise. >>> new this morning, more than 70 firefighters were called out to battle a house fire in anne arundel county this morning on wild willow way in severn. two adults and a child were in the home. en got out okay. >>> crews in montgomery county were called to a large house fire late last night. this one happened ar
about events leading up to the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. fox 5 morning news continues right now. ght now. >>> good morning to you. it is straight up 6:00. live look right now at the washington monument. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. we have an update concerning an amber alert we have told but all morning long. police are still looking for 1- month-old alexis rose carlisle. we have just learned that police have located the vehicle they thought she was in and one of the adults she was with. authorities tell us they have found eric eugene black but jennifer dawn carlisle and the toddler are still missing. if you have any information in this case, call virginia state police or call 911. this is also more information on our web site, myfoxdc.com. >>> time now to turn things over to tucker barnes. >> good morning. a decent friday. we have a little cloud cover out there this morning and some cold temperatures. later today, low to mid others. a little warmer than yesterday and should be plenty of sunshine here by late morning. a little cloud cover to s
for at least 94 deaths in the u.s. two of the victims a 4-year-old and his 2-year-old brother were swept away from their mother's arms as she tried to escape from the fast rising water in staten island. >> gas shortages continue to cause problems. long lines of gas stations are the norm right now. officials have reached an agreement with a major fuel supplier to ensure crucial operations can continue. aaa says the fuel shortages are caused by the fact that many stations can't pump gas because they don't have power. and fuel trucks are having trouble delivering because of storm damage. >>> here at home our power crews in our area are being deployed to help the storm victims to our north. >> dominion virginia is staging hundreds of workers as they prepare to head to new jersey. >> reporter: good morning. you know, we get help here when we have massive storms and power outages. we get help from out of state and now it's time for dominion virginia to return that favor as millions of people in the northeast remain without power from that superstorm sandy. joining me now to tell us a little bit mor
toll in the u.s. from superstorm sandy has now topped 70. a countless up in number of home along the shoreline have been damaged or destroyed and some areas are still too hazardous to allow rest don't to go back in. about 25% of hoboken is still under water. millions are without power in new jersey and new york city as well as thousands in maryland, d.c. and virginia. but a bit of good news in new york city. parts of the subway opened against just after 6:00 this morning. >>> two ambulance strike teams from maryland are on their way to new jersey to help with the superstorm recovery effort. the crews headed out less than an hour ago heading for egg harbor township which is west of atlantic city. each team consists of five ambulances and a supervisor. and an overall task force coordinator. they will be assisting in patient evacuations and 911 emergency responses. sponses. >>> early voting picked back up in maryland after a two-day suspension due to hurricane sandy. there was a big turnout at polling stations in bowie and silver spring. the voting day and hours were extended throu
to about 670,000 vehicles in the u.s. -- more than two and a and a half million toyotas around the world are being recalled. >>> we'll find out who will take a heartedder hit, some people harder than others, if the fiscal cliff can't be avoided. that will be very interesting. we'll be back.  >>> if no agreement is reached to avoid the fiscal cliff, the hit you will take on your taxes depends on where you live. we'll have more on that in just a minute. let's talk about yesterday's dip in the markets. lauren simonetti with fox business network is live in new york with the business beat good morning to you. >> good morning. >> let's talk about these stocks. they fell across the board on tuesday. >> actually down now for four of the past five sessions. the dow was off by 59 points yesterday. if you look at the s&p 500, more than half of the 500 companies in there are in correction mode meaning they are down substantially from hair recent highs. these include huge names that most of us own like google and microsoft and even apple and general electric. we are seeing this sell-
. if they go outside of the registered continue you, they can only vote in the presidential an u.s. senate races. >>> high is a battleground state and if the presidential election is close a winner might not be declared until after election day. that could be impacted by how many provisional ballots are cast. no republican candidate has ever won the presidency without ohio. >>> everyone will be watching the number, of course and the clock closely today. more on that is coming up next. >>> the weather won't disrupt election day plans in our area. but we are still keeping an eye on a nor'easter. tucker has more on that when we come back. maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that? hey! he
thing, i think, in the long run, money. more money was spent on this senate race than any u.s. senate race in any state including larger states in u.s. history. according to the center for responsive politics, $82 million was spent on this race and $52 million of the $82 million was spent by outside groups, not the political parties, not the candidates themselves. it is just a staggering sum of money. and in his comments to the assembled democratic crowd, the oner, democrat tim kaine, addressed this point. is point. -- the winner, democrat tim kaine, addressed this point i don't so here what is it means, folks. here is what it means. our victory tonight proves that it is the number of people who stand with you, not the number of zeros behind the check. e ch that is what decides elections in the united states of america. >> reporter: i don't actually have the figures as to who spent more because the outside groups don't have to do a lot of reporting but i think more of it was spent on the republican side than on the democratic side. i am not told t totally sure of that this morning. bu
to avoid another recession. experts warn, if nothing is done, the u.s. could see catastrophic results. >> the good news is, thank god, people are living a heck of a lot longer. that is great news. but it isn't very good news for the treasury. >> at some point, the financial markets could react. our debt could be downgraded by the rating agencies. interest rates could spike. the stock market could tumble. >> if no resolution is reached, government agencies could see as much as a 10% deduction in their budgets. medicaid and social security would be exempt. >>> the battle for budget autonomy in d.c. will be the focus of a hearing this morning. as it stands right now, the district has to get congress to approve the way it spends its local tax dollars. form d.c. mayor anthony williams and tom davis of virginia are among those testifying in favor of more autonomy at today's hearing. >>> an investigationings under way at an all-male college in virginia over an incident that happened late on he other legislation night. the president of ham son sydney college says about 40 students gathered ne
earthquake has struck in northern new jersey. the u.s. geological survey says the 2.0 uake hit at 1:19 this morning in ridgewood, new jersey. some residents reported hearing a lot boom when the quake struck but for reports of damage this morning. >>> coming up next, changes are coming to d.c.'s speed camera fines. >> the mayor makes a move to lower what drivers will pay but the battle to make them even lower is not over just yet. fox 5 morning news is back in a moment.  [ earnest ] out o of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like buildin
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